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The Impact of International Capital Flows on Jordan’s Economic Growth

Journal: International Journal of Economics and Financial Research (Vol.5, No. 9)

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Page : 214-220

Keywords : International capital flow; Foreign direct investment; Worker remittances; Foreign portfolio investment; Economic growth; Jordan.;

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The aim of this study is to examine the impact of international capital flows on the economic growth in Jordan during the period from 2005 to 2017, The study also examines trends and composition of capital inflows. The study used descriptive analytical research method which was appropriate for the purpose of research. By using time series data, the study found that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), foreign portfolio investment (FPI), grants (Gr) and Worker remittances (WR) are positively affecting the economic growth direct contribution. Based on the research results, the study came with a several recommendations, the most important recommendation is; the government of Jordan should create and relax the rules and regulations to attract more investors, and also the government should work hand in hand with the developed countries to create economic and employment opportunities, improve the country's competitiveness, and expand growth within the private sector so that everyone in Jordan has the opportunity to contribute to a brighter future.

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